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An annual Apple II computer convention held every July in Kansas City, Missouri. http://www.kansasfest.org/



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Kansasfest 2018 Raw Video Archive
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by Anthony Martino and Henry Courbis
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Learn more about Ultimate Micro’s new replacement power supply for the Apple II. The Universal PSU Kit is designed to be installed in your existing Apple II or /// Power Supply Enclosure and replace your old Power Supply PCB. All connections can be made by the user and are safe, simple, and designed to last for the next decade and beyond of use. The Kit is also uninstallable and the enclosure isn’t modified in any way.
Topic: Ultimate Micro PSU
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by David Schmenk
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From Kansasfest 2015. PLASMA - a new programming language for the Apple II and more: Covers the development of PLASMA - Proto Language Assembler for Apple. Includes the history of VMs, development timeline, and usage in Lawless Legends/Rogue.
Topic: Kansasfest 2015 The Plasma Language
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by Quinn Dunki
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Presented by Quinn Dunki. Mouse programming on the Apple II is a fascinating mix of old and new software paradigms. It's old fashioned ROM-entry-point style programming, but with slight nods towards modern API design and relocatable driver code. I spent some time working out all the gotchas in this, and will share that hard-earned knowledge with you. You'll leave the session with a basic mouse driver that you can tweak and use in your own programs. KansasFest - July 16, 2015
Topic: Apple II, Apple 2, KansasFest, Apple II peripherals, Apple II mouse, computer mouse, Quinn Dunki
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Quinn Dunki presents the entries for the 2016 KansasFest Hackfest, where entrants do Apple II-related hacks during KansasFest, showing off technology written in days.
Topic: Kansasfest Hackfest
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Every year, the dorm doors of the Kansasfest attendees are decorated, and the resulting photographed doors are shown. The most creative, unusual and thoughtful doors are awarded and highlighted. This year was an excellent crop; at the end, the winners are chosen from the judges.
Topics: Kansasfest, Door, Prize
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by Melody Ayres-Griffiths
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Canadian Melody Ayres-Griffiths and her Australian wife April will be demonstrating the successor to their Apple II BASIC interpreter DiscoRunner, the Go-ported quasi-emulator PERCOL-8, a compatible, cloud-connected, 3D-enhanced update to the Apple II environment intended to introduce today's kids to 1980s computing "with the rough edges filed down and sparklers applied." PERCOL-8 provides numerous enhancements while maintaining compatibility with both Integer and Applesoft BASIC,...
Topic: KFest 2016: PERCOL-8: Re-inventing the Apple II for Today's Kids
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by Javier Rivera
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From Kansasfest 2015. Javier discusses his experience retrobriting, his techniques, disassembly, and examples of success. Includes an outdoor demonstration.
Topic: 2015 Kansasfest Retr0briting
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by Ewen Wannop
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KansasFest 1998 - First Steps in Spectrum Scripting by Ewen Wannop
Topics: KansasFest, Apple II, Apple 2, Apple IIgs. scripting, Spectrum
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by Martin Haye
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P2E is a Martin Haye's Apple II emulator that runs on all iOS devices, along with desktop computers and probably Android as well. Written and highly optimized in Javascript, it's capable of emulating an Apple IIe at full speed on iPhone 3GS and above, including graphics and disk drive support. This session briefly covers (1) the technology involved, (2) innovative features such as quick transfer of disk images from PC to emulator and back, and easily searching and loading disks from larger...
Topics: Martin Haye, KansasFest, KFest, 2011, P2E, Pseudo-II Emulator, emulator, emulation, Apple II,...
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by Kathryn Szkotnicki
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Join Kate as she demonstrates how to prepare small parts for mold-making, create the mold, and make copies of small plastic parts.
Topic: Kansasfest 2016 Kathryn Szkotnicki Silicone Molding And Resin
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by Tony Diaz
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Price of Persia Source Code: Saved! A presentation at KansasFest 2012 Tony Diaz and Jason Scott heeded the call and saved Jordan Mechner’s source code for the classic Prince of Persia. Relive the recovery. Website:  http://www.16sector.com
Topics: Apple II, Apple 2, Prince Of Persia, Tony Diaz, Jason Scott, Jordan Mechner, source code, computer...
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KansasFest 2018 Apple II as an 8 Bit Weapon Charles Mangin
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by Martin Haye and Dagen Brock
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Opening remarks by Dagen Brock and Martin Haye for KansasFest 2016, held in Kansas City, MO in July of 2016.
Topic: KansasFest Opening
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by Javier Rivera
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2015 KFest - Apple II Monitor LCD Conversion Javier Rivera explains his techniques and tricks to convert Apple monitors to LCD. He will show his LCD conversion and also a small "show and tell" of past conversions and techniques. A presentation at KansasFest - July 16, 2015
Topic: Apple II, Apple 2, KansasFest, Apple II peripherals, LCD monitors, monitor conversion
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"Rockhurst", lyrics by Steven Weyhrich, https://apple2history.org An Apple II parody of "El Paso" by Marty Robbins Karaoke track by Karafun A story of what happens when lust for retrocomputing equipment gets out of hand. For more about KansasFest, the annual Apple II conference held in Kansas City, Missouri each July, check out our website: https://www.kansasfest.org Twitter: @kansasfest
Topics: KansasFest, KFest, music video, parody, Steven Weyhrich, YouTube, Rockhurst, El Paso, Marty Robbins
Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6LThKNqFUI&list=PLwTsizEQYXoVmjs-sgVMHU7LVmelbiWc1&index=3
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by Andrew and Ivan Hogan
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These web pages are text-only and can be accessed using an Apple //e running the Contiki suite of internet apps. The Contiki browser can surf any text-only pages including those offered at www.apple2.org My Apple //e uses an "Apple II Ethernet Module" purchased from a2retrosystems.com on Jan. 22, 2011 for $89 in order to connect to the internet. The ethernet card is also used by ADTPro (Apple Disk Transfer ProDOS) to transfer disk images between a PC and the Apple //e physical...
Topic: Kansasfest 2011
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KansasFest 2018 Up Close with the MAME Monster
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by Geoff Weiss
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GNO/ME is an open source UNIX-like extension for the Apple IIgs. Version 2.0.6 was released in 1999 (presented at KFest for the very first time in 2020) and has been often described as a central component to what would be included if GS/OS would have advanced. Topics covered by Geoff Weiss include how it compares with modern UNIX operating systems and what it will take to port code. Video courtesy Ed Eastman.
Topics: KansasFest, KFest, 2010, Geoff Weiss, GNO/ME, GNO, Apple II, Unix
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Martin Haye: Invoking Apple III Satan Mode, an assumed-to-be-impossible way to access Apple III hardware from Apple II programs. Ivan Hogan: An assembly language game making use of the text screen. Jump on the lines without touching the heads! Jeremy Rand: An implementation of the casual game Chameleon Run, using Apple Hi-Res. Russ Ross: An implementation of the classic casual game 2048, using the text screen. Rob McMullen: An assembly language game based on Amidar. Save the Apple from the...
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KansasFest 2018 So You Want to Write an FST
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KansasFest 2018 Fast HGR Font Rendering Rob McMullen
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KansasFest 2018 The BBC Microcomputer Neil Forsyth
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"Floppy", lyrics by Steven Weyhrich, https://apple2history.org An Apple II parody of "Happy" by Pharrell Williams Karaoke track by You Sing The Hits (YouTube) Dedicated to 4am and his team, who are preserving and de-protecting Apple II software that would otherwise be lost forever. You can see his work at https://archive.org/details/apple_ii_library_4am This video featuring The 16 Sector Dancers, comprised of several KansasFest attendees in 2019, including: Kay Savetz...
Topics: KansasFest, KFest, music video, parody, Steven Weyhrich, YouTube, Floppy, Happy, Pharrell Williams
Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjPIWHpqNEg&list=PLwTsizEQYXoVmjs-sgVMHU7LVmelbiWc1&index=6
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by Peter Neubauer
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The LOGO programming language, best known for "turtle graphics," was popular on the Apple II, especially in classrooms. LOGO is more than a child's game. It's a sophisticated programming language and a serious educational tool for teaching mathematics backed by decades of research on learning theory. Join Peter Neubauer as he discusses the history of LOGO and for a tutorial introduction to the language. Download Peter's slides at http://www.kansasfest.org/downloads/
Topics: KansasFest 2011, Peter Neubauer, Apple II, LOGO, programming
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Why I Left My First Love – The Sordid Tale of a Fickle Apple II User by Earl Evans A presentation at KansasFest 2012 The first microcomputer I ever encountered was the Apple II, and it was love at first sight. However, throughout the following years, my computing experience brought me in and out of the Apple II world. This presentation explores my personal history with the Apple II – and why I flirted with other 8-bit computers, eventually settling on the competition for my own home...
Topics: KansasFest, Kfest, Apple II, Commodore 64, computer history, Apple 2
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by Rob McMullen and Kevin Savetz
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Rob McMullen and Kevin Savetz are two Atari 8-bit podcasters who are huge fans of the classic platform game Jumpman. They interviewed the author, Randy Glover, in the Antic podcast interview series and discovered that the source code is likely lost forever. They began reverse engineering the Atari 8-bit version using Omnivore (Rob's Linux/Mac/Windows program for reverse engineering 8-bit disk images) with the intent to create new levels and add new features to the game. They will demo Omnivore...
Topic: Jumpman
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by Kansasfest Staff
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The annual Kansasfest Tie Contest takes place, and with just three contestants it's a rather short affair this year. Afterwards, Sean Fahey makes the announcement of the dates for Kansasfest 2017, to great applause.
Topics: Tie Contest, Kansasfest, 2017
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by Ken Gagne
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Thanks to the Internet and social media, cultural artifacts can be disseminated in a distributed fashion faster than ever before. When something attains phenomenon status via viral means, it becomes a meme. But, just like a real virus, memes can quickly die off. What's everyone talking about today that will be gone tomorrow? Ken Gagne demonstrates what a double rainbow means and who your man could smell like. Find these YouTube videos at http://www.showbits.net/2010/08/18/know-your-meme/
Topics: KansasFest, KFest, 2010, Ken Gagne, meme, double rainbow, Old Spice, trend, videos, commercials,...
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by Dagen Brock
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In this session, Dagen Brock deals with using modern development tools and languages to create code and assets for use in Apple II software, including definitions and comparisons of off-platform and cross-platform development; creating build pipelines; using modern tools to create audio and visual assets; and tying it all together, as well as conjecturing what additional tools could be developed to assist in this process.
Topics: KansasFest 2010, Apple II, programming
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KansasFest 2018 Lawless Legends Update
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by Rob Walch
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Rob Walch of Today in iOS podcast joins us for a look at tips, tricks, and the latest in Apple’s iOS and related hardware. This year marks his 11th presenting at KansasFest!
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by Brian Wiser
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From Kansasfest 2015. Join Brian Wiser and Bill Martens for a brief overview of the A.P.P.L.E. Users Group and Call-A.P.P.L.E. Hear new product announcements and a few surprises.
Topic: Kansasfest 2015 Sessions Call APPLE
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"Week of the KFest", lyrics by Steven Weyhrich, https://apple2history.org An Apple II parody of "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor Karaoke track by Lucky Voice Karaoke For more about KansasFest, the annual Apple II conference held in Kansas City, Missouri each July, check out out website: https://www.kansasfest.org Twitter: @kansasfest
Topics: KansasFest, KFest, music video, parody, Steven Weyhrich, YouTube, Eye of the Tiger, Survivor
Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnNWYckuHTs&list=PLwTsizEQYXoVmjs-sgVMHU7LVmelbiWc1&index=2
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by Eric Shepherd
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The Apple IIgs Toolbox is big. Really big. It does a lot of stuff. You may know about a lot of it, but there's stuff in there that's not obvious. At KansasFest 2011, Eric Shepherd takes a look together at some of the interesting bits you may not have noticed.
Topics: IIGS, KansasFest, KFest, 2011, Eric Shepherd, Sheppy, toolbox, programming
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KansasFest 2018 Laserdisc Game Kevin Savetz
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by Mike Westerfield
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Mike Westerfield of The Byte Works gives the keynote speech at KansasFest - July 1998.
Topics: KansasFest, Apple 2, Apple II, Mike Westerfield, computer history, The Byte Works
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by Ken Gagne
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Ken Gagne - Kickstarter Brainstorming A presentation at KansasFest 2012 Kickstarter is a popular Web site used for "crowdfunding" — the solicitation of small amounts of money from individuals to fund independent projects. It has been used successfully by Jason Scott, David Greelish, and 8 Bit Weapon to support retrocomputing projects. How can we apply this tool to the Apple II community? What ideas might we make real through a successful Kickstarter campaign? Bring your thinking...
Topics: KansasFest, Kfest, Kickstarter, crowdfunding, Apple 2, Apple II
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by Charles Mangin
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Charles from RetroConnector will present new hardware to tinker with, along with a "mini hackfest" contest for software and hardware hackers alike. Participants can create new software or hardware that takes advantage of any RetroConnector product, or hack new functionality into existing hardware. Everyone who enters will receive necessary hardware to test with, sample code to get started, as well as troubleshooting assistance and access to a variety of additional boards and tools to...
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Compared to contemporary 8-bit machines, Apple II game graphics are challenging to program and lackluster. Several companies offered video cards based on the Texas Instruments TMS9918A Video Display Processor (VDP) to enhance the Apple II’s video capabilities. These cards saw limited sales and poor software support due to cost, but there’s much untapped potential including enhanced games, superior graphics, and original multi-monitor software. Peter Neubauer will lead a tour of the...
Topic: Apple II Graphics
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Summary of recent changes to ProDOS and discussion of future improvements.
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by Peter Ferrie
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Peter will demonstrate how to convert self-booting games to files that run from a ProDOS system.
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by Brian Wiser
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Join Brian Wiser and Bill Martens for a brief overview of the A.P.P.L.E. users group and Call-A.P.P.L.E.. Hear new product announcements and a few surprises.
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by Eric Shepherd
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At KansasFest 2011, Eric Shepherd of SheppyWare debuts and demonstrates v2.3 of Sweet16, the premiere Apple IIgs emulator for Mac OS X. Download Sweet16 from sheppyware.net/software-mac/sweet16/
Topics: Sweet16, Apple IIGS, IIGS, Sheppy, Eric Shepherd, SheppyWare, emulation, emulator, KansasFest,...
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by Ken Gagne
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Ken Gagne - Wordpress For Dummies A presentation at KansasFest 2012 Start your own Apple II Web site, blog, online business, or podcast with WordPress, a free and open-source content management system (CMS). Learn how to get started, how to install a theme, what the essential plugins are, and how to start publishing. Relevant webmastering tools, like Google Analytics, Feedburner, and Navicat will be reviewed. This session is aimed at beginners, with no knowledge of CSS, PHP, or MySQL necessary...
Topics: KansasFest, Kfest, Wordpress, blogging, Apple II
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KansasFest 2018 It is Pitch Dark Mark Pilgrim
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by Stephen Buggie
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Over the years, millions of 5.25" floppy drives have been discarded because of an easily repaired defect: Loss of track-centering alignment. This problem is easily repaired with simple tools such as a screwdriver, a computer/monitor, and a software disk. Track-centering misalignment is suggested when a floppy drive can read its own written disks, but gives disk-errors when attempting to read disks written on other drivers. Likewise, the disks written on the misaligned drive give error...
Topics: Kansasfest, Apple II, floppy drives, Stephen Buggie
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by Antoine Vignau and Olivier Zardini
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KansasFest 2017, the 29th annual Apple II convention, is scheduled for July 18 – 23 in Kansas City, Missouri. Antoine Vignau and Olivier Zardini, the French Brutal Deluxe Software programming team known for countless original Apple II programs and archiving efforts, will join us with a keynote presentation to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Apple II. Vignau and Zardini founded Brutal Deluxe Software in 1992 focusing on 16-bit software. The team created programs, such as the Convert 3200...
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by Martin Haye
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Kansas Fest 2012 —  Martin Haye — Code Dangerously With Naked-Dev A presentation given at KansasFest 2012 Introducing Naked-Dev: a complete Apple II programming environment which brings instant gratification to both Applesoft and machine language coders. With Naked-Dev, you'll be able to write machine language code in real-time — no assembly required — using either a new, easy-to-learn, English-readable language called SHORT, or by writing standard 6502 assembly code in a dramatically...
Topics: KansasFest, Apple 2, Apple II, programming, Short, Naked-Dev
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by Quinn Dunki
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What's the theoretical maximum performance of Apple II Hi-Res graphics? How close can we really get to that? Sprite compiling is a technique we can use to find out. Quinn will start with a primer on working with Apple II Hi-Res graphics, and will conclude with an exploration of sprite compiling on this strange beast. Is 8-bit sprite compiling worthwhile? Come to this session and find out.
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by Jay Graham
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This session will briefly cover the Pascal operating system and compare the various Pascal compilers and interpreters for the Apple II. It give an overview of the Pascal language itself, provide a useful guide to learning Pascal and then compare and contrast the available Pascal programming environments for the Apple II series of computers. This session is perfect for those of you who have mastered BASIC and want to delve into structured programming languages. No knowledge of programming will...
Topic: Apple II, Apple 2, KansasFest, Pascal operating system, Pascal programming language
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by Rob Walch
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A presentation at KansasFest 2013. Rob Walch of Today in iOS podcast joins us for a look at tips, tricks, and the latest in Apple’s iOS and related hardware.
Topics: iphone 5, iOS, kansasfest, Today in iOS
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"KFest Funk", lyrics by Steven Weyhrich, https://apple2history.org An Apple II parody of "Uptown Funk" by Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson Karaoke track by King Soulja For more about KansasFest, the annual Apple II conference held in Kansas City, MO each July, check out out website: https://www.kansasfest.org Twitter: @kansasfest Inspired by these parody videos: Downton Funk (College Humor) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IO7t7fRk4IU Dark Lord Funk (KFaceTV)...
Topics: KansasFest, KFest, music video, parody, Steven Weyhrich, YouTube, Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson, KFest...
Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHstgrpjhK8&list=PLwTsizEQYXoVmjs-sgVMHU7LVmelbiWc1&index=1
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Old Micros Rock (But The Apple II Rolled Me), lyrics by Steven Weyhrich, https://apple2history.org An Apple II parody of "Life is a Rock (But the Radio Rolled Me) by Reunion Karaoke track by Ameritz Karaoke Entertainment A rapid-fire review of highlights of the Apple II era of computing! KansasFest is an annual Apple II conference, held in Kansas City, Missouri in July; check out our web site: https://www.kansasfest.org Twitter: @kansasfest Lyrics: GS/OS, DOS and ProDOS, RAM and ROM...
Topics: KansasFest, KFest, music video, parody, Steven Weyhrich, YouTube, Old Micros Rock, Life Is a Rock,...
Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0D99EzsRUI&list=PLwTsizEQYXoVmjs-sgVMHU7LVmelbiWc1&index=7
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by David Szetela
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On July 18, 2007, David Szetela, founding editor of Nibble Magazine, delivered the keynote speech at KansasFest, an annual celebration of the Apple II. In this segment, he discusses the departmental politics at Apple Computer Inc. Video by Ken Gagne.
Topics: KansasFest, Keynote, David Szetela, Apple II, Apple Computer
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by Wayne Arthurton
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Recent experiments with fractal algorithms in pure Applesoft BASIC have revealed methods for optimizing code to achieve acceptable speeds on a 4Mhz IIc Plus. In this session, Wayne Arthurton demonstrates the effects of using and optimizing user-defined functions, vari able reuse, variable allocation order, and other techniques for improving BASIC calculation performance.
Topics: KansasFest, KFest, 2010, Wayne Arthurton, Apple, Apple II, Applesoft, BASIC, programming,...
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by Ken Gagne
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For your amusement, Ken Gagne entertains KansasFest 2011 attendees with some of the latest Internet memes, demonstrating and tying together variations on three different cat themes: Keyboard Cat, Nyan Cat, and Debbie from eHarmony. Guaranteed to bring out the laughs.
Topics: Keyboard Cat, Nyan Cat, Debbie, eHarmony, Gregory Brothers, Gregory Bros, meme, KFest, KansasFest,...
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by Greg Branche, Matt Gulick & Jim Luther
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Greg Branche, Matt Gulick, and Jim Luther presented this session, "Creating Apple IIgs Device Drivers", at KansasFest 1990. This recording, digitized by Antoine Vignau, was originally distributed by Resource Central (catalog product number AT0-18) and has been generously reclassified under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License.
Topics: 1990, device, drivers, Greg Branche, Jim Luther, Matt Gulick, podcasts
Source: https://www.kansasfest.org/2011/01/creating-apple-iigs-device-drivers/
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by Rob Walch
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Rob Walch of Today in iOS podcast joins us for a look at tips, tricks, and the latest in Apple's iOS and related hardware.
Topics: KansasFest, 2011, KFest, Apple, Rob Walch, iOS, iPad, iPhone
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by Evan Wright
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Evan will be presenting a cross platform text-adventure authoring tool which can export a game from PC straight to Apple ][. Topics will include the data structures underlying a text adventure and how a parser actually works.
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by Mike Maginnis
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Mike Maginnis provides an overview of the Apple III and a look at all those nasty rumors about its allegedly poor design and engineering. Download the slides at http://www.kansasfest.org/downloads/ and read clarifications from the presenter at http://wp.me/pJsxq-43
Topics: KansasFest, 2011, KFest, Mike Maginnis, Apple, Apple III, Apple ///
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by Mike Harvey
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Mike Harvey, a business executive, salesperson, technologist, project manager, entrepreneur, programmer, and best known in the Apple community as the founder and publisher of Nibble magazine. Harvey started his career as a salesperson for IBM and continued with various roles at other major technology companies, including marketing at Burroughs, planning and project management at Xerox, and executive positions with several others. In October 1979, he was between jobs and thought he would start...
Topic: Mike Harvey Keynote
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by Rebecca Heineman
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Keynote for Kansasfest 2015 was presented by "Burger" Becky Heineman. Heineman learned programming at age 16 and gained fame in 1980 as the first National Space Invaders Champion with a score of 165,200. Her career soon blossomed with credits in over 250 games including classics such as Tass Times in Tonetown, Dragon Wars, Crystal Quest, The Bard’s Tale III: The Thief of Fate, Battle Chess, and Wolfenstein 3D. She developed numerous titles for the Apple IIgs, other contemporary...
Topic: Apple II, Apple 2, KansasFest, Rebecca Heineman, keynote
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by Steve Weyhrich
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Steve Weyhrich, curator of the Apple II History Web site, unveiled at KansasFest 2010 the redesign of his site to use WordPress. Presented remotely, this presentation was captured via a combination of screencast and external microphone. Find the history site at http://apple2history.org
Topics: KansasFest, KFest, Steve Weyhrich, Apple II, history, WordPress, redesign, Apple2History, museum,...
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KFest 2017: KansasFest Lightning Talks
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Dive into the heart of the Apple IIgs to see how the tools work. Details will include how to write a tool set and how to patch tools. A talk presented at KansasFest July 18, 2012 Website: http://www.gwlink.net/geoff/
Topics: KansasFest, Kfest, NiftyList, Apple II, Apple IIGS, toolsets
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A presentation at KansasFest 2010 by Ken Gagne, July 24 2010. Juiced.GS, now the longest-running and last remaining Apple II publication in print, has been providing retrocomputing enthusiasts with news, reviews, interviews, and how-tos for 15 years. Where do we go from here? The past, present, and future of this quarterly Apple II journal merge in four exciting announcements that will change Juiced.GS forever.
Topics: KansasFest, Juiced.GS, Apple II, computer magazines, Apple II magazine
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Leveling Up in Classic RPGs the Easy Way - Charles Mangin A presentation at KansasFest on July 25, 2013
Topics: KansasFest, The Bard's Tale, Apple II, Apple IIGS
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"Unboxing" videos are big on YouTube, with millions of people tuning in to watch your first impressions of a commercial product. When it comes to software, "Let's Play" is an unboxing's natural successor: a video that combines A/V capture of your favorite computer games with original audio commentary and narrative. Rather than provide a direct, unadulterated recording of a product, you share with your audience your personal experience and history with the software. In this...
Topic: Kansasfest 2015 Ken Gagne Let's Play
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KFest 2017: New Product Announcements. New Apple II User's Guide 40th Anniversary Edition Battery Backpack for the Apple IIc New 3D-Printed Mini-Cases USB Mouse Card (RetroConnector) 4AMthology of 4AM Crack Writeups Class Apples All-Apple II Classical Album Apple IIe Accellerator Assembly Lines Book, Second Edition Alien Downpour Game Wozpack and What's Where Disk Images Available Golden Gate Compatibility Layer IC Straightener Giveaway
KansasFest 2018 Vintage Computer Design and Repair with 3D Printing J. Alexander Jacocks
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The IIc Plus has been a bit of a dark horse in the 8-bit line. It was the only 8-bit that didn't have a full ROM source code listing in the manual, and very little seemed to be known about it. The Technical Reference Manual for it marked Apple's shift away from indulging hobbyists, and more towards locking things down. This will be a talk about Quinn’s odyssey to unlock the mysteries of the IIc Plus, and modify some of its more annoying behaviors.
Topic: KFest 2016 Quinn Dunki Picking Apart The IIc Plus ROM
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Learn more about ReActiveMicro’s replacement power supply for the Apple II. The Universal PSU Kit is designed to be installed in your existing Apple II or /// Power Supply Enclosure and replace your old Power Supply PCB. All connections can be made by the user and are safe, simple, and designed to last for the next decade and beyond of use. The Kit is also uninstalllable and the enclosure isn’t modified in any way. Users are invited to bring their own supplies to upgrade and follow along.
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KansasFest 2018 Upcycling with MicroM8
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